Pine, Jason

Jason Pine is Professor of Anthropology and Media Studies at Purchase College, State University of New York. His research straddles the areas of political economy, political ecology, and medical anthropology. His first book, The Art of Making Do in Naples (Minnesota, 2012), is about a Neapolitan pop music scene operating in the margins of organized crime. His work has received the Premio Sila, the Berlin Prize, and support from the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the Science History Institute. Jason also works in other media: photography, video, installation, and performance lectures. In 2020 he narrated the audiobook version of The Alchemy of Meth, distributed by Audible.


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On his book The Alchemy of Meth: A Decomposition
(Our Cover Feature of March 18, 2020)